Nowhere else can you benefit from more than 128 years of educational excellence in the liberal arts on a historic campus infused with the best technology and resources available for teaching and learning. Our 95% career/graduate school placement rate is a result of Seton Hill’s commitment to graduating students with an understanding of where they are headed (and why), and with the knowledge, contacts and resources to get them there. From Seton Hill, the world opens UP.
Seton Hill is a nationally-recognized liberal arts university, where you will receive a top education in your chosen field of study and graduate with a deeper understanding of the arts, sciences and humanities. Seton Hill offers more than 80 undergraduate programs, 11 graduate programs, an Adult Degree Program and a wide variety of certificates and minors through five schools: 1. The School of Business; 2. The School of Humanities; 3. The School of Education & Applied Sciences; 4. The School of Natural & Health Sciences; 5. The School of Visual & Performing Arts.
The most popular majors at Seton Hill University include: Business, Management, Marketing; Visual and Performing Arts; Education; Health Professions; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80 percent.
CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY
Seton Hill’s main “Hilltop” campus is set in 200 wooded acres in Pennsylvania’s scenic Laurel Highlands. A growing downtown campus features a Performing Arts Center and a brand-new arts center
The residence hall buildings are a mix of modern and historic architecture, all equipped with the best resources and technology for teaching and learning. New athletic buildings, courts, and fields — including fitness centers and other wellness resources are available to athletes and non-athletes alike
Greensburg is a major cultural center in Western Pennsylvania. It boasts several museums, theaters, a performing arts center, and science center. Greensburg is home to many historic homes, old churches, and cathedrals. It is also close to the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.
Pittsburgh is only 45 minutes away by car and other major destinations like New York City and Philadelphia are easily accessible from the train station located next to the Performing Arts Center in downtown Greensburg. Regional and international airports are also nearby, in Latrobe, PA and Pittsburgh, PA respectively.
Clubs and organizations are open to all students at Seton Hill and are a great way to make new friends. The Seton Hill Student Government Association holds an Involvement Fair at the beginning of each academic year, where students can learn about the many clubs and organizations available at Seton Hill and meet the students involved in each. Some clubs are so popular they’ve become a tradition at Seton Hill, while new clubs are created by students, faculty and staff members every year. Some highlights include: The biology Club, Campus Cursive, and the Pokémon Club.
Seton Hill’s Intramurals & Campus Recreation program will provide you with opportunities to participate in team activities such as: flag football, sand volleyball, basketball, kickball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, Quidditch and whiffle ball. There are also individual activities such as: table tennis, horseshoes, ladder ball, can jam, video game competitions and cornhole. You can also check out tents and sleeping bags if you wish to go camping.
HOUSING AND DINING
Six on-campus residence halls are available for students to choose. Residence Halls offer amenities like kitchen facilities, computer workstations, and TV lounge. Halls have student assistants and a variety of floor plans from single rooms to multiple students. Double bedrooms are the most common.
Get a taste of the innovative creations Seton has in store for you at the unique dining locations – Lowe Dining Hall, the Griffin’s Cove and the newest quick serve options at the Arts Center and in the JoAnne Woodyard Boyle Health Sciences Center. All resident students are required to purchase a meal plan, which can be used in both the Griffin’s Cove and Lowe Dining Hall. Three plans with 10, 14, or 19 meals per week are available. Smaller meal plans are also available for commuter students.
The Seton Hill Griffons in crimson and gold participate in the NCAA Division II – PSAC (West). Seton Hill varsity men’s and women’s sports include football, men’s & women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s wrestling, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s track and field, softball, baseball, women’s cheerleading, women’s field hockey, women’s equestrian, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, women’s golf, and women’s tennis. In 2014, the baseball team had its most successful season; winning the PSAC, the Atlantic Regional, and advancing to the College World Series. The team ended up finishing top six in the country.